A short 4-hour flight from the UAE, the Maldives reigns as one of the most desirable destinations for GCC travelers looking to escape to paradise and enjoy visa-free ease of travel.

For the remainder of the summer, we’ve rounded up our favorite resorts in the Maldives, where travelers are invited to indulge in luxury all-inclusive offerings at Emerald Maldives Resort & Spa, enjoy a special Summer Escape at Grand Park Kodhipparu, or retreat to a secluded island villa at One&Only Reethi Rah.


Situated on the Raa Atoll in the northern part of the Maldives archipelago, Emerald Maldives Resort & Spa is the destination of choice for GCC travelers seeking a deluxe all-inclusive resort this summer. A true sanctuary from today’s chaotic modern life, guests can take a delightful break from their daily life surrounded by crystal emerald waters and unique marine life.

Designed to integrate seamlessly into its surroundings, Emerald Maldives Resort & Spa showcases a clever combination of tropical inspiration with common areas built from native materials such as bamboo, natural stone and Langhi Langhi leaves. With a wide selection of accommodations, GCC travelers can choose from a luxurious Over water Villa or Beach Villa and enjoy the exceptional amenities available including 4 world-class restaurants, 2 bars, Kids Club, a gym & sports center and a relaxing spa.

In addition to the countless land and water sports activities available on the island, Emerald Maldives Resort & Spa offer a wide range of experiences to explore the best that Raa Atoll has to offer. From snorkeling excursions to swimming with manta rays and turtles guests can explore the wonderful Maldivian seabed and the colorful marine life that inhabit it.


Discover paradise this summer with your family and loved ones at Grand Park Kodhipparu, with a special “Summer Escape” package, offering a wide variety of immersive experiences for guests to enjoy.

Engulfed by the azure ocean, nestled within an oasis of tranquillity, Grand Park Kodhipparu in the Maldives is a luxurious one-island-one-resort offering the perfect blend of luxury, tranquillity, and sustainability. Situated on the secluded island of Kodhipparu in North Male Atoll, famous for its dive sites and abundant marine life, Grand Park Kodhipparu offers a wide variety of immersive experiences for guests to discover.

Guests who take advantage of the Summer Escapes package will be treated to a complimentary speedboat transfer from Malé International Airport and greeted with a bowl of delicious, vibrant tropical fruit upon arrival at the resort. Daily breakfast for two as well as daily dinner for two at any of the three resort restaurants: The Edge, an all-day dining fiesta, Breeze Poolside Dining & Bar. Moreover, guests are invited to unwind with a tranquil 50-minute Balinese massage for two and complimentary daily sunrise and sunset yoga session.

The “Summer Escape” package at Grand Park Kodhipparu is valid until 30 September 2022.


Surrounded by the crystal blue waters of the Indian Ocean, nestled within lush tropical gardens and fringed with pure white sand beaches, One&Only Reethi Rah is an ultra-luxury, all-villa resort offering an unrivaled level of seclusion, choice and personalized for GCC travelers looking to explore the Maldives. Situated on one of the largest private islands in North Malé Atoll, there is an abundance of space, freedom and activities to discover.

Showcasing 12 pristine white sand beaches and six kilometers of shoreline to explore, guests can enjoy energizing water sports, experiences and excursions throughout their stay. Offering a host of exhilarating activities, from wake boarding to jet skiing, or snorkeling and underwater diving excursions, CubOne is the hub for all things active at the resort. Alternatively, guests who would prefer to spend their time on land can enjoy activities such as beach volleyball, badminton, table tennis and board games, or relax and indulge at the award-winning One&Only Spa.

Conveniently located a 45-minute luxury yacht journey from Malé International airport, or 15 minutes via private seaplane guests are transported to an unforgettable, idyllic Maldivian paradise from the moment they set foot on the island. The most exclusive Maldivian oasis, One&Only Reethi Rah is home to some of the most exceptional, spacious villas in the Indian Ocean, all of which are detached, expansive and luxurious. A total of 122 villas, including 90 beach villas and 32 water villas, are situated discreetly along the shoreline where crystal clear waters lap gently. Each villa, whether on a private powder-white beach or suspended above the turquoise lagoon, is a self-contained private sanctuary perfect for relaxing with loved ones.

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